Taliban ban wearing neckties in Afghan schools

AFGHANISTAN: The students and teachers in Afghanistan have been asked not to wear neckties in schools by the Taliban Government.

The Educational Directorate, the Ministry of Education, Afghanistan in an official letter said that students and teachers are no longer allowed to wear neckties in schools. However, Ihsanullah Khitab, head of the Kabul department of education, said, “The official order issued by the department of education regarding the hijab and ties was just instruction.”

But the spokesperson of the Ministry of Education of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Aziz Ahmad Rayan, clarified, saying that wearing ties has completely been banned in schools.

Since the Taliban took over the country in August last year, women of the country have become the greatest sufferers, ban on them from going to work as well as accessing education, reported TOLOnews. – THE STATESMAN


by Daily News Sri Lanka

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